Presentation on theme: "Lesson 8. Lesson 8 #1 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence broachverbTo bring up a subject for discussion After my birthday, I decided to broach the."— Presentation transcript:
Lesson 8 #1 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence broachverbTo bring up a subject for discussion After my birthday, I decided to broach the subject of changing my curfew to a later time.
Lesson 8 #2 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence conveneVerbTo assemble formally; to come together officially The council convened half an hour early to accommodate members who had to leave early that evening.
Lesson 8 #3 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence debuta)Verb b)Noun c)Noun a)To make a first public appearance b)A first public appearance c)A formal presentation of a young woman into society a)The rapper debuted as an opening act for KRS-1. b)In her debut at the Metropolitan Opera, the soprano sang the lead role in Aida. c)On her eighteenth birthday, she made her debut at the ball held at her father’s country club.
Lesson 8 #4 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence embarkVerba)To board a plane or ship b)To start a major effort; to set out on a venture a)After saying goodbye to our friends, we embarked on the cruise ship. b)They embarked on a plan to turn vacant lots into urban gardens.
Lesson 8 #5 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence generateVerbTo create; to bring into being A good question can generate a thoughtful discussion.
Lesson 8 #6 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence incipientAdjectiveBeginning to exist or appear Dad nurtured Amy’s incipient interest in tennis by enrolling her in a class for beginners.
Lesson 8 #7 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence initiativeNouna)A beginning or an introductory step; an opening move b)The ability or wish to start something; enterprise; determination a)The town officials were involved in an initiative for a recycling program. b)The students showed initiative when they organized, funded, fenced off, and planted a botanical garden in the empty lot.
Lesson 8 #8 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence innovationNounSomething newly introduced or created Cell phones were an innovation that increased both the ease of communication and the number of car accidents.
Lesson 8 #9 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence novicenounA beginner Brian was an expert cook, but a true novice when it came to baking.
Lesson 8 #10 WordPart of Speech DefinitionSentence overtureNouna)A piece of music intended to introduce a longer work b)an act or offer showing readiness to form a relationship or to negotiate a)The overture to Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro contains many themes that appear in the opera itself. b)The rebels made peace overtures to government forces.